FRENCH LEVANT P.O.
ONLY RECORDED CITY POST USAGE WITH FRENCH P.0. TO FRANCE
BUYUKDERE 1870, in complaint with 1868 rate schedule, cover with 1870 issue 1 Pia yellow tied by "BUYUKDERE" (AP Type 04, no.2) octogonal type all arabic cancellation, to french P.0. Constantinopel with Napoleon pair 20 C blue and 40 C orange tied by Grand Chiffre "5083" and red boxed "P.D." alongside to Paris. Unique BÜYÜKDERE Local & Levant Combination
Cert. Expertised Nakri, Holcombe, ex Plantinga Coll.